Did you know that GMA operates three weekly referral groups? If you are looking to become more involved with GMA and the Triad business community, get qualified business leads, and strengthen your professional network, there is no better opportunity for you than joining a networking group. Why not schedule a visit with a group or two to help determine which is the best fit for your schedule and personality?
1. The Networking Gurus Group meets every Monday from 11:45 am to 1:00 pm. Quarterly dues are $85 and include lunch at each meeting. As our only midday meeting, this group is a good option for anyone with hectic mornings. Visit http://www.networking-gurus.com/ for more information and to see the group’s current roster.
2. BIZ-Links meet every Thursday from 7:45 until 9:00 am. Quarterly dues are $70 and include a weekly breakfast. This group offers an excellent midweek boost to both your motivation and your sales pipeline. Visit http://www.bizlinksgma.com/ for more information and to see the group’s current roster.
3. The CAN Group meets every Friday from 7:45 to 9:00 am. Quarterly dues are $65 and include a weekly breakfast. If you want to get some fresh leads to finish your week strong, then this group is for you. Visit http://www.thecangroup.com/ for more information and to see the group’s current roster.
Group meetings usually consist of open networking time, brief (30-60 second) commercials from each member and guest, and more in-depth presentations from one or two members. When you visit a group, be prepared to introduce yourself and your company, tell what kind of leads you’re looking for, and share why you want to join a leads group. And as with any GMA event, don’t forget your business cards!
Currently available categories include printing, accounting, legal services, advertising, hotel, and many more. Keep in mind that all of GMA’s leads groups are non-competitive, meaning that only one representative from a given business category can be in each group. We feel that this helps cultivate a collegial and open spirit in each group, but it does mean that certain popular categories may be filled in every group at times. If this is the case for your business, please don’t hesitate to give us a call. We’re happy to add you to our waiting list, and you’ll be the first to know when a spot opens up.